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The Invention of Women by Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí - 5 Video Essays
We covered this paradigm-shifting book in early 2023. In short, this book is a critique of Western Thought, but particularly western conceptions of gender and feminism.
For Oyěwùmí, gender is a Western concept which has been imposed upon the rest of the World. This has caused particular violence where African society is considered to be innately patriarchal and misogynistic, when in fact, according to Oyěwùmí, the western ontological construct of gender simply didn't exist in Yoruba society prior to conquest and colonisation. Here are all the live streams going through chapter by chapter.